kenneth - fenton, Missouri
Entered on January 17, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: gratitude

I believe in saying thankyou. Life is pleasant so long as one makes it pleasant. By showing gratitude, one is able to fully embrace the kindness of strangers, piers, and loved ones in a way that is encouraging and dignifying. No matter how bad one’s day goes, it remains imparative that one expresses thankfullness, and is rejoicefull in people’s good deeds.

I believe in chivalry. Chivalry is not dead, nor is it extinct, it is merely a rarely practiced lifestyle. When people put effort into making another persons day better it resides in the form of chivalrous actions. Wether these actions simply embody themselves as opening a door for someone, pulling out a chair for a lady, using decent table manors, or saying thankyou they have a tendancy of making life more enjoyable for the chivalrous person and the person receiving the act of kindness.

I believe in boldness. In order to be chivalrous and to say “thankyou” one must own courage and self-esteem. Without these qualities, the feasability of helping out a neighbor becomes less likely, but, in a shamefull way. One must be bold so that they can admit themselves to selfless actions. I believe in making the world more enjoyable for others even if it is at the expense of my leisure.